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The Car turns off when I'm at a stop for a long time..

As I come to a stop and remain there for a bit.. sometimes the car turns off.. not all the times .. but it has done that to me like 3 times today.

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  • Rylan May 11, 2010

    do the car sort of slow down in idle speed and them stop or is it just stopping

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Could be the crank angle sensor. If that's the problem the ECU under the passenger seat (sedans) or passenger carpet (coupes) will read out the code for it.

http://www.acura-legend.com/vbulletin/f13/ecu-codes-what-they-mean-g1-g2-1972/

if it's the crank angle sensor that's bad, your car will run rough (rpm will fluctuate and it may hesitate) and will stall sometimes.

can be $1000 to fix at the shop, but you can find a DIY online and do it for $70. Took me 2 hours, and I know nothing about cars. And you don't have to remove the timing belt either. good luck!
-MH

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